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Post news RSS TAR Week of Jan 10-16 : Chicken Revealed!

This week: Terradim's next creature revealed (the chicken!), more props (screenshots!), improved NPC movement (steering behavior progress), bug fixes, and more...

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Hello all, here's what we've been up to this week-

• Terradim's new creature: the chicken is here!

Chicken_side


Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In The Arcane Relics™, 'twas the chicken.


chicken 01



• More props: new square table, fruit stand, and wall hook.

Screen Shot 2016-01-16 at 11.39.52 AMScreen Shot 2016-01-16 at 11.40.45 AM

Screen Shot 2016-01-16 at 11.40.03 AMScreen Shot 2016-01-16 at 11.40.27 AM


Under Stairs Props

Closer View of Square Table



• Various lights have been tweaked, all that should now flicker and are optimized (shutting off at a distance, similar to candles).

• Striking a friendly NPC now triggers a warning vocalization, "Heeey!"

• Worked further on character textures, for both male and female.

• Steering Behaviors: improved NPC movement.

TAR_Chicken Steer 01TAR_Steering Test 001


(Notice the arced movement between destination points.)



• Bug Fixes & Misc Improvements:

- Fixed a bug where mushrooms wouldn't always grow back correctly in the Homestead.

- You can now press start and proceed through any loading screen using a gamepad (thus, you're no longer required to use the keyboard as before).

- Setup basic horseback idle for when weapons are sheathed and horseback animations for lefties.

- Added another reflection probe to the underworks of the Grand Arena, so that reflections will be darker or more accurate when underneath.

- Sparkles are more subtle now and not as obstructing to your view.

- Setup back lantern item, displaying correctly in the menu/inventory.

- Optimized cursor and character push checks, using versions of raycast and overlap sphere that don't allocate memory.

And we leave you with a chicken blooper:

TAR_Chicken Bomb 01

No "real" chickens were harmed in the making of this gif...


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nice!

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